While looking up the St Eugene’s graveyard, I came upon the boundaries of Moyle
Glebe townland. Here is the link:
Also, a while back I discovered this link via google.
It is a government link. It makes reference to the location of “Moyle House”.
The site doesn’t seem to know the significance of Moyle House. I checked and
it is within Moyle Glebe, and it fits the description of where Sir Thomas
Maclear was born.
I believe it might have been where the Rev James Thomas Maclear (his father)
lived. Here are some of the references to Moyle Cottage:
It is where Sir Thomas Maclear (the Rev’s son) saw his first light. Was born.
It is where Sir Thomas Maclear’s mother, Mary McGrath, died.
Anyway, just a bit of trivia.
When we go to Newtownstewart in June I will check it out. (promise not to
Oh by the way, the significance to me is that my 3rd Great Grandmother, Martha
(Maclear) Chambers was a daughter of the Rev James Thomas Maclear.
Meanwhile, I have the location of St Eugene’s Graveyard.
Thanks Len and Carmen for your ideas on Moyle Cottage.
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